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KCET B.Pharma 2023 - Date, Seat Allotment (Out), Choice-Filling (Over), Eligibility

Pranav Mishra
Pranav MishraUpdated On: September 12, 2023 10:07 pm IST

The last day to report to the allotted college in Round 2  Counselling Admissions is September 14, 2023. Check out this article to find out more about KCET 2023 B.Pharma Admisisons including important dates, eligibility, pattern, syllabus, etc.

KCET B.Pharma 2022 Exam

KCET B.Pharma 2023: The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) conducts the KCET 2023 entrance exam for admission to Pharmacy courses such as B.Pharm and D.Pharma at various institutes throughout Karnataka. The last day to report to the allotted college in Round 2 KCET B Pharma counselling is September 14, 2023 before 5:30 pm. Candidates must make the fee payment to finalize the seat allotment till September 13, 2023. 

Round 2 seat allotment result for KCET B.Pharma 2023 was released on the official website The seat allotment list for Round 2 was released on September 8, 2023. Previously, the seat allotment result was scheduled to be published on September 7, 2023, but due to some unmentioned reason, it was delayed. Candidates may visit the official result link to log in and view the same, or click on the direct link provided below.

KCET 2023 B.Pharm Round 2 Seat Allotment Result

KCET 2023 B.Pharm Round 1 Seat Allotment Result PDF

Previously, the KCET B.Pharm Exam 2023 Result was published on June 15, 2023. The KCET Exam is conducted once every year in offline mode. The KCET 2023 Exam was conducted on May 20 and 21, 2023. Candidates must go through the KCET 2023 B.Pharm Exam Pattern and KCET Eligibility before applying for the test. Those who have passed the high secondary level or equivalent examination are eligible to take the UG CET for Karnataka pharmacy admission. This article provides candidates with comprehensive information on the KCET Pharmacy 2023 exam, including the exam date, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, cut-off, participating institutes, and more.

Those who qualify for the KCET 2023 exam will only be qualified for B.Pharm 2023 admission in Karnataka. Detailed information about KCET B.Pharm can be found in this article.

Highlights of KCET B.Pharm 2023

Before moving to the full details on KCET 2023 Pharmacy, applicants can review the test overview in the table below.



Exam Name

Karnataka Common Entrance Test Pharmacy


KCET Pharmacy

Conducting Body

Karnataka Examination Authority

Level of Examination




Course offered 

B.Pharma, Pharma D and more

Exam Mode

Pen and Paper test (offline)

Exam Duration

4 hours (80 minutes for each paper)

Application Mode


Frequency of Exam

Once in a year

Exam Mode


Purpose of Exam

For admissions into the B.Pharm participating institutes of Karnataka state

Official website

KCET B.Pharm Dates 2023

The important dates pertaining to KCET B.Pharm date 2023 are as follows



Application Start Date

February 27, 2023

Application End Date

April 5, 2023

Last Date for Fee Payment

April 7, 2023

Admit Card Release

May 5, 2023

Submission of Documents

May 10 to 16, 2023

KCET Examination Date

May 20 to 21, 2023

Answer Key Release Date

May 25 to 27, 2023

Result Announcement

June 15, 2023

Document Verification

June 27 - July 15, 2023

Display of seat matrix

August 6, 2023

Combined option entry

August 6-9, 2023

Publication of mock allotment results

August 11, 2023

Provision to change option entry

August 11-14, 2023

Publication of first round allotment result

August 16, 2023 (Released)

Round 2 Option Entry

August 30 to September 16, 2023

Second Round Seat Allotment Result 

September 8, 2023 (Released)

Choosing one of the four options for finalizing seatstill September 11, 2023
Fee Paymenttill September 13, 2023
Last day to report to the allotted collegeSeptember 14, 2023 

KCET 2023 B.Pharma Eligibility Criteria

Before completing the application form, candidates must have met the qualifying requirements. Candidates who are deemed ineligible throughout the admissions process will have their candidature dismissed. As a result, verifying each candidate's eligibility for the KCET Pharmacy 2023 was a critical aspect of the examination procedure. Candidates can review the KCET Pharmacy 2023 qualifying requirements in the below-mentioned area.Detailedeligibility criteria for KCET B.Pharma Admission 2023 is as follows:

Course Name

Eligibility Criteria

Merit Criteria


  • Candidates should have passed PUC or class 12th examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Physics Chemistry, Mathematics as their main subjects.

  • Must have secured at least 45% marks in aggregate for GM candidates. 

  • For SC/ST, Category-I, 2A, 2B, 3A, and 3B must secure at least 40% marks or 

  • Must have a D.Pharm degree with a minimum of 45% of marks for GM candidates (40% for SC/ST, Category-I, 2A, 2B, 3A, and 3B candidates).

  • Candidates should be at least 17 years of age.

Only on the basis of marks obtained in PCM or PCB Subjects (whichever is higher) in CET. (No Minimum Marks prescribed in CET.)


(Lateral Entry)

  • Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India

  • Must have secured a minimum of 45% marks. (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates)

KCET B.Pharma 2023 Application Form

The KCET B.Pharma 2023 Application form was released on February 27, 2023. Candidates could fill out the application form till May 9, 2023. In order to fill out the KCET 2023 application form, students needed to visit the official website of the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) and log into their candidate portal. The entire registration process will be conducted in online mode. Aspirants will have to pay the KCET Application fee in online mode only. 

KCET B. Pharma 2023 Application Fee

The KCET B.Pharm 2023 Application fee is decided by the exam authority. Here are the details regarding the same


Application Fee

Within KA GN Category

INR 500

Within KA SC/ST Category

INR 250

Outside KA

INR 750

Outside India

INR 5000

KCET B.Pharma 2023 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of KCET 2023 is prescribed by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). Students must be well acquainted with the exam pattern as because it has detailed information about the exam format, marking scheme, exam mode, and duration. The KCET 2023 exam is held in an offline mode. There is no negative marking for incorrect or unattempted questions in the KCET 2023 exam, which will include questions from various subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

KCET 2023 Exam Pattern

A quick highlight about the KCET B.Pharm Admission 2023 Exam Pattern is listed below



Number of Papers

3 Papers (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology)

Exam Mode

Pen and Paper-based Test

Total number of questions

180 MCQs

Marks for each question

1 Mark for Every Correct Response

Negative Marking

Not Applicable

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KCET 2023 B.Pharma Syllabus

Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics are the three main subjects comprising KCET 2023 syllabus. Candidates with PCM will not need to appear for the Biology exam while PCB candidates will not be required to appear for the Mathematics test. Click on the links given below to check out the detailed syllabus for KCET.

KCET 2023 Detailed Physics Syllabus

KCET 2023 Detailed Chemistry Syllabus

KCET 2023 Detailed Mathematics Syllabus

KCET B.Pharm Sylabus 2023

KCET 2023 B.Pharma Merit / Rank 

The KCET 2023 merit/ ranking is determined by KEA based on the following factors mentioned below:-


  • Merit will be determined on the basis of performance of the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects 

  • PCB or PCM marks whichever is highest in Common Entrance Test 2023. 

  • A common rank list will be prepared and published separately for admission to B-Pharma. 

  • The candidates who have passed the Diploma in Pharmacy course seeking admission to B-Pharma should compulsorily submit their photocopy of D-Pharma (final year) Marks card on which CET number is boldly written to KEA. Failing which Rank will not be assigned to the candidate

  • Separate result sheets showing the B-Pharm ranks will be published on the notified date on KEA Website i.e

B.Pharm (Lateral Entry)

  • On the basis of performance of the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects 

  • PCB or PCM marks whichever is highest in the Common Entrance Test 2023. Common rank list will be prepared and published separately for admission to 2nd Year B-Pharm (Lateral Entry)

  • Separate result sheets showing the 2nd year B-Pharm ranks will be published on the notified date on KEA Website i.e

Note:- Candidates who have any objections in respect of any of the entries or issues or discrepancies in the result sheets, of the Common Entrance Test, can submit their objections within three days of publication of the CET - 2023 result and thereafter result will be published for such candidates.

KCET B.Pharma 2023 Result

Following the completion of the KCET Pharmacy 2023, the authority publishes the KCET Pharmacy result on its official website. The link to the KCET result 2023 gets activated on the KEA's official website. To view the KCET 2023 result, candidates must enter their roll number and click the search option. The KCET results can be viewed in the form of a scorecard. KCET Pharmacy result comprises the candidate's entrance examination rank, scores in all portions of the examination, and qualifying examination score.

KCET B.Pharma 2023 Cutoff

The Karnataka Examination Authority creates a cut-off list for admission to KCET participating colleges. To gain admission to the specific institute, candidates must have marks equal to or higher than the KCET 2023 cutoff score. The number of seats, number of qualifying candidates, difficulty level of test, and other criteria will all influence the KCET Pharmacy cut off.

KCET 2023 B.Pharma Cutoff

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Can an NRI/PIO.OCI candidate apply for Pharmacy admission through KCET?

No, admission in pharmacy is for Indian citizens only. Only an Indian citizen can apply for the course through KCET.

Can a Kannada medium student from Grade 1 – Grade 9 be eligible for the admission under Kannada medium Quota?

No, that student is not eligible. To secure a seat under Kannada medium Quota, an applicant must have studied from Grade 1 – Grade 10 in Kannada medium only.

What are the criteria to determine the merit courses of Pharmacy?

The criteria for an engineering course is to secure 50% aggregate with PCM in the qualifying exam and 50% aggregate with PCM in the entrance exam.

Who issues the Kannada medium certificate for schools and universities?

The Principal of the institution has the authority to issue a Kannada medium study certificate. Which gets countersigned by BEO of the Area of Jurisdiction.

Is KCET required for B. Pharm?

If the candidate wishes to take admission to B. pharm in Karnataka, then the candidate has to qualify for the KCET Entrance Examination.

What courses come under KCET?

Various courses fall under the KCET Admissions. Here are some listed below:
1.    B.Sc. Hons Biotechnology
2.    B.Sc. Hons Food Technology
3.    B.Sc. Hons Community Science
4.    B.Sc. Hons Agriculture
5.    B.Sc. Hons Agricultural Engineering
6.    B.Sc. Hons Forestry

When will the application process for KCET 2022 begin?

The application process for KCET began on April 18, 2022. Aspirants were allowed to fill in their details until May 20, 2022.

When will the result of KCET B. Pharm be published after the examination?

The result has been published on July 30, 2022, on the official website.

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